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Bigger Bottoms Tops in Cosmetic Surgery Growth

Buttock augmentation one of fast growing procedures in 2014 A robust rise in buttocks augmentation contributed to a 3% increase in cosmetic procedures over the past year, according to the 2014 annual statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The ASPS found breast augmentation, nose reshaping (rhinoplasty), liposuction, eyelid surgery and facelift to be the Continue Reading

Patti LaBelle Joins Breast Reconstruction Campaign

Legendary singer named 2015 spokesperson for “closing the loop” on breast cancer The Breast Reconstruction Awareness Campaign has announced that Patti LaBelle, a legendary singer, author, and actress, has joined the American Society of Plastic Surgery and The Plastic Surgery Foundation to help women “close the loop” on breast cancer. As the Breast Reconstruction Awareness Continue Reading

Alabama Plastic Surgeon Honored for Breast Leadership

Dr. William Hedden named to LEAD Advisory Board Board-certified plastic surgeon William J. Hedden, M.D. from the Birmingham, Alabama practice of Hedden & Gunn Plastic Surgery was chosen for the prestigious LEAD Program Advisory Board for 2014. Dr. Hedden met with other renowned plastic surgeons from throughout the United States Nov. 7-9, 2014, in Dallas Continue Reading

Celebrating the BRAve Faces of Breast Cancer

Third annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day USA is October 15, 2014 The third annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day USA, organized by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF), will take place on October 15, 2014, in cities across the country. The goal of BRA Day USA is to Close Continue Reading

Cosmetic Procedures Increase 12% in 2013

Liposuction, Breast Augmentation, Injectables top list of popular procedures The number of cosmetic surgery procedures performed in the United States in 2013 increased by 12% over the previous year, according to the 17th annual plastic surgery statistics released by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Liposuction and Breast Augmentation were again the two Continue Reading

Dr. William Hedden Named 2013 LEAD Surgeon

Select plastic surgeons chosen to help guide future of breast implants William J. Hedden, M.D., of Hedden & Gunn Plastic Surgery was recently selected to join a prestigious group of board-certified plastic surgeons who will assist in molding the future direction of breast augmentation. Dr. Hedden will again join Mentor Worldwide’s LEAD Advisory Board for Continue Reading

Cosmetic Procedures Top 10 Million in 2012

Breast Augmentation, Liposuction head list of most popular cosmetic surgery procedures More than 10 million surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures were performed nationwide in 2012, according to the 16th annual cosmetic surgery statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Breast Augmentation and Liposuction were the top cosmetic surgical procedures. Botulinum Toxin Type Continue Reading

BRA DAY USA for Breast Reconstruction Awareness

Singer/songwriter Jewel is spokesperson for Oct. 17 event to “close the loop” The U.S. has joined 20 other countries in recognizing October 17 each year as National Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day. This international event is designed to “close the loop” on breast cancer by promoting education, awareness and access to breast reconstruction following a Continue Reading

More Men Opting for Cosmetic Surgery

Increases in Nose Reshaping, Eyelid Surgery, Botox, Laser Hair Removal seen among men With an eye toward social and professional success, more men of all ages and from all walks of life are embracing cosmetic plastic surgery procedures and their potential for improvement. Cosmetic surgery has gone mainstream in the past decade and men are Continue Reading

Jewel Named Breast Reconstruction Spokesperson

Singer/songwriter joins international effort to increase awareness Many women who have bravely battled breast cancer and had life-saving surgery must also grapple with the question, what’s next? That’s why the United States and 20 other countries are joining an international effort to increase awareness about options for Breast Reconstruction after having a mastectomy. The initiative, which was Continue Reading